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In brief: Providers merge, neb-meds reverse course

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12/13/2013

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Advanced Home Care has merged with WellStar HME & Infusion to expand its footprint in Georgia, the provider has announced.

Industry pokes holes in bid program

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03/08/2013

WASHINGTON – A pair of planned Hill briefings and a “Dear Colleague” letter are turning up the heat on the HME industry’s fight against competitive bidding.

Test your industry knowledge: Take the HME News challenge

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Friday, September 17, 2010

I mentioned a while ago that I just received a fresh batch of DME data from CMS. As I was looking at this data, I thought it would be kind of fun to put together a little test. So here you go. Test your knowledge. The answers are at the bottom, but don't look!

Wall Street Journal article: "Oxygen Rules Pinching Patients"

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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

An article in today's Wall Street Journal does a nice job explaining how Medicare's 36-month oxygen cap has hurt patients and HME providers.

Forget healthcare reform. Give Medicare to everyone

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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

What a waste of time all this back and forth on healthcare reform has been. The answer's been right in front of our faces the whole time: Expand Medicare to everyone.

Keep your friends close and your enemies closer, or something like that

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

AAHomecare is in a difficult position. It is the industry’s national association, yet it has a relatively small membership. As such, non-members are often prone to question the association’s motives on a variety of issues.

AAHomecare lays out vision for Medicare oxygen

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Monday, September 14, 2009

The following letter from AAHomecare is of critical importance to all HMEs who provide Medicare oxygen. If you want to find out what oxygen reimbursement could look like in the future, read on. —Mike Moran

Hello, HME News? This is the GAO, and we have some questions about oxygen

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Tuesday, September 8, 2009

This morning, little old me, the humble executive editor of HME News, spent 40 minutes on the phone with four Government Accountability Office officials, answering questions about Medicare oxygen.

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